Study: Many heart patients not prescribed aspirin for prevention

01/17/2013 | MedPage Today (free registration)

HHS researchers said only 47% of cardiovascular patients were prescribed aspirin or other antiplatelet drugs for secondary prevention during outpatient physician visits in 2007-2008. The study in the New England Journal of Medicine found primary care physicians prescribed antiplatelets only 35% of the time, and researchers suggested using electronic health records to create reminders as a way to improve prescribing rates.

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